ON-STREET VERSUS OFF-STREET PARKING
To the extent allowed by law, the Zone K Committee manages on-street parking resources only. The City of Portland, through the NW District Plan, manages off-street parking resources and requirements. The full NW District Plan can be found here:
NW DISTRICT PARKING PLAN
The NW District Parking Plan developed by the City of Portland manages on-street parking resources in the areas to the north and west of Zone K. It does not include any part of Zone K. Information on this parking plan can be found at:
ZONE K SUPPLEMENTAL PLAN DESCRIPTION
Additional policies regarding Zone K administration:
Updated supplemental plan as of June 2019
Updated supplemental plan as of May 2021
ZONE K COMMITTEE
Information on the Parking Zone K Committee, committee meetings and minuntes can be found here:
https://www.parkingzonek.com/committee. You can contact the Parking Zone K Committee by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portland's Parking Zone K is a resident initiated area parking permit program established in 1999. The boundaries of Zone K extend from W. Burnside to the south, NW Northrup to the north, NW 16th to the east and the east side of NW 18th to the west.
This website was created by and is maintained by the Zone K Parking Committee. More information about Zone K can be found at these links:
Rules, regulations, permit applications and map of zone:
NEWS AND UPDATES
LETTER TO ZONE K PERMIT HOLDERS
Enclosed with permit renewal notice.
ZONE K ON-STREET SPACE INVENTORY AND SUGGESTED IMPROVEMENTS
From March through June of 2017, the Zone K Committee completed a survey of on-street parking spaces. During this process, a list of suggested improvements was generated. Specifically the items on this list are intended to maximize on-street resources, correct historical aberrations, and change time stays to better fit the needs of the current Zone K permit holders. The inventory and list can be found here:
REQUESTS FOR EXCEPTIONS TO SCRATCH OFF PERMIT LIMITS
The Zone K Committee has received requests for exceptions to the scratch off permit limits. Communications from the Committee to those requests can be found here:
SCRATCH OFF PERMITS LIMITS
The results of the October 2014 survey showed a desire to control the amount of single day scratch off permits available for purchase to any Zone K resident or business. The Zone K Committee consulted the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation to establish a limit of 50 permits per year (5 books of 10 each). The City letter sent to all residents and businesses communicating this policy can be found here: CityLetter.pdf
SURVEY REGARDING PARKING METERS AND GUEST PARKING
60 of the 125 mailing list members responded to the recent survey. The detailed results can be found here: ZoneKSurvey1014.pdf.
INFORMATION UPDATE TO PARKING ZONE K PERMIT HOLDERS
Changes in the Northwest District Parking Plan may result in Zone K being surrounded by metered parking. A letter to Zone K Permit Holders regarding this and the effect it could have on Parking Zone K can be downloaded here: ZoneK1013.pdf
PARKING HOUR CHANGES
The results of our survey to parking zone residents in Fall of 2012 showed the need to extend our restricted on-street parking hours. The letter from the City accepting our recommendation can be downloaded here:
2012-21-21 - Letter to Zone K occupants from PBOT.pdf
NORTHWEST DISTRICT PARKING PLAN
In 2009 the City of Portland began work on a comprehensive Northwest District Parking Plan. The plan was approved by Portland City Council in the fall of 2012. This parking plan shows Zone K to remain unchanged and separate from the district-wide plan. The letter sent by the Zone K Parking Committee to the City of Portland regarding the status of Zone K in relation to the plan can be downloaded here: ZoneKresponse.pdf